An overview of mounting orchids <ul><li>Basic needs </li></ul><ul><li>Simple questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>examp...
What do you need? <ul><li>One healthy growing orchid </li></ul><ul><li>Object to mount to </li></ul><ul><li>A few househol...
making killer orchid mounts <ul><li>Set your orchids free </li></ul><ul><li>Give them room to roam </li></ul><ul><li>Creat...
What Can be used to mount? <ul><li>Cork Board </li></ul><ul><li>Fern tree board </li></ul><ul><li>Driftwood </li></ul><ul>...
Easiest orchids to mount <ul><li>Bulbophylum </li></ul><ul><li>Phalaenopsis </li></ul><ul><li>Dendrobium </li></ul><ul><li...
Can I mount to a tree? <ul><li>Absolutely, its so easy and cool </li></ul><ul><li>Not if your temps go under 50 </li></ul>...
Are mounted orchids more difficult to care for? <ul><li>Yes and no </li></ul><ul><li>It will take more than usual watering...
Tools needed <ul><li>flexible wire </li></ul><ul><li>wire cutters </li></ul><ul><li>small nails </li></ul><ul><li>hammer <...
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  1. 1. An overview of mounting orchids <ul><li>Basic needs </li></ul><ul><li>Simple questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>examples of flowering mounted orchids </li></ul><ul><li>step by step still photo tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>step by step video tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>tutorial of mounting to corkboard, </li></ul><ul><li>stone, tree </li></ul>
  2. 2. What do you need? <ul><li>One healthy growing orchid </li></ul><ul><li>Object to mount to </li></ul><ul><li>A few household tools </li></ul><ul><li>Sphaghnum moss </li></ul><ul><li>creative ideas </li></ul>
  3. 3. making killer orchid mounts <ul><li>Set your orchids free </li></ul><ul><li>Give them room to roam </li></ul><ul><li>Create stunning orchid presentation </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Can be used to mount? <ul><li>Cork Board </li></ul><ul><li>Fern tree board </li></ul><ul><li>Driftwood </li></ul><ul><li>Rough stone </li></ul><ul><li>Tree roots </li></ul><ul><li>Tree stumps </li></ul><ul><li>on and on </li></ul>
  5. 5. Easiest orchids to mount <ul><li>Bulbophylum </li></ul><ul><li>Phalaenopsis </li></ul><ul><li>Dendrobium </li></ul><ul><li>Vanda </li></ul>
  6. 6. Can I mount to a tree? <ul><li>Absolutely, its so easy and cool </li></ul><ul><li>Not if your temps go under 50 </li></ul><ul><li>But you can still hang it outside in the spring and fall </li></ul>
  7. 7. Are mounted orchids more difficult to care for? <ul><li>Yes and no </li></ul><ul><li>It will take more than usual watering and feeding </li></ul><ul><li>you won’t need to worry about overwatering </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tools needed <ul><li>flexible wire </li></ul><ul><li>wire cutters </li></ul><ul><li>small nails </li></ul><ul><li>hammer </li></ul><ul><li>heavy gauge wire </li></ul><ul><li>plastic mesh </li></ul>

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